The Comedian Harmonists
"The Last Great Jewish Performers In Nazi Germany"
By Douglas E. Friedman
The remarkable and poignant story of the Comedian Harmonists, an early 1930s German singing group that was forced to disband because three of its members were Jewish.
The banning of the group, which enjoyed a level of success in Europe similar to the Beatles in the 1960s, was part of the Nazis' attempt to erase all traces of Jewish life and culture from German society.
An early aspect of the Holocaust....